Jimmy Kimmel's son was born with Tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia. He had emergency surgery at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles in the first week of his life, and this video describes the operation and he goes on to thank all the medical staff who helped in the baby's care. This video has had 11 million hits.
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Jimmy Kimmel Describes the Details of His Son's Emergency Heart Surgery at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
August 17, 2017
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